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Newpoli - Talented international artists who masterfully interpret the southern Italian experience

November 2018 |
“Been there, done that” is a trite expression that acknowledges a person’s frustration or weariness in certain instances and often indicates their unwillingness to seek new opportunities or lethargy in reaching beyond their grasp. The assemblage of...

From the Italian American Press - "Royanna: An Extraterrestrial Affair"

November 2018 |
Is there life on another planet? Have alien civilizations been to earth? What explains the mysterious statues and markings found throughout the world? Blending actual cases of extraterrestrial events, various religious philosophies, mythology, and...

Book Review "Ottavia e i Gatti di Roma"

November 2018 |
This bilingual picture book in Italian and English is an adventurous story featuring two cats, Octavia and Julius, who call the ancient monuments of Rome their home. Children follow the cats as they journey through Rome’s most famous sites...

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with "Thirty-One Days of Italians"

October 2018 |
Did you know…that the Montessori Method of teaching was developed by an Italian doctor? …that an Italian established the branch banking system in America? …that the popular red wagon was crafted by an Italian? …that an Italian created a...

Book Review - "Lowellville, Ohio: Murders, Mayhem & More"

October 2018 |
Roslyn Torella grew up in a little village in northeast Ohio situated on the Mahoning River called Lowellville. As a teenager, she was convinced that Lowellville was the most boring place on Earth. However, in 2013, Roslyn began researching the...

Irene Fornaciari Out From Under Familiar Shadows and Into Her Own Personal Spotlight

October 2018 |
The price of notoriety can be costly not only to the rich and famous but to their family members as well. Public scrutiny of one’s personal life can be invasive, cruel and relentless. Progeny who choose to emulate their successful parents have...

Tarantula Garganica - Intrepid Interpreters of Beloved Meridional Italian Musical Traditions

September 2018 |
The true beauty of Italy lies in the uniqueness of the 20 diverse regions that comprise this Mediterranean Basin peninsula. The Italian unification, or Risorgimento, was the political and social movement that consolidated the different states of...

From the Italian American Press - Italian Through Food

September 2018 |
One of the greatest cuisines in the world is Italian. It’s on all the “best” and “popular” food lists and, in America, Italian food tours of restaurants, specialty food shops and bakeries are offered in many large cities. In Italy, food is one of...

Local Authors Hit the Barnes and Noble Shelves

September 2018 |
È approdato lo scorso giugno sugli scaffali dei negozi di Barnes and Noble il romanzo Now You See Her, nato dalla collaborazione a quattro mani di Lisa Leighton e Laura Stropki, due sorelle  italo americane che vivono nell’area di Cleveland....
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